February 18th, 2014
A. Ruth Rolston, 93, of Waynesfield, went home to be with the Lord at 7:16 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Auglaize Acres Nursing Home. She was born July 19, 1920, in Kossuth, to the late Floyd and Lula Stiles Jacobs. On June 12, 1939, she married Glen H. Rolston, who died Nov. 17, 1982.
Mrs. Rolston was a homemaker and had worked as a process operator with Fisher Cheese. She was a member of the Waynesfield Baptist Church. She had a great love for babies, enjoyed walking, reading and picking up seashells.
From staff reports
Emily Patton was the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers’ lone first-team all-conference selection in 2013-14, as the Northwest Central Conference released its all-conference rosters Monday.
W-G juniors Abbie Van Horn and Sydney Buffenbarger and sophomore Kenzie Jarnagin each earned second-team all-conference selections. Van Horn was a second-team choice last season as well, while Buffenbarger was honorable mention the past two seasons.
From staff reports
Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers junior Lake Turner was a second-team all-conference choice this winter, as the Northwest Central Conference released its all-conference teams for the 2013-14 boys basketball season Monday.
Turner was an honorable mention conference selection last season as a sophomore.
Tigers seniors Jeron Hennon and Matt Motter were each named honorable mention All-NWCC selections for this season. It was their first career all-conference selections in basketball.
W-G was 2-4 in NWCC play this season.
The Village of Cridersville’s February council meeting began with committee reports on Monday night.
Chairman of the Planning Committee Bob Conner asked to have a meeting set up for the committee to brainstorm some ideas for the rest of the year.
A Findlay-based company has established a site that will allow Wapakoneta residents to dump concrete, asphalt, brick and block material on the property of the old Wapakoneta Machine Company at the intersection of North and Water Street.
Go Green LLC, which specializes in crushing, grinding and shredding recyclable materials, is currently accepting the items listed above.
Adam Miller, General Manager of Go Green LLC, said that the job site is temporary, and that the company will accept material until they feel they have enough to recycle.
The use of contingency funds to offset a revenue shortage prompted an outcry over spending at Monday’s city council meeting.
During a report from the finance committee, Chairwoman Bonnie Wurst reported that the swimming pool fund was discussed at the committee’s Feb. 5 meeting, wherein a question arose on how the fund’s contingency was spent.
Further information was proved at the committee’s Feb. 12 meeting that explained that the contingency was used to make up a $64,000 shortfall in revenue.
One-third of the Wapakoneta Redskins’ lineup advanced to districts on Saturday, the second day of the Division II sectional wrestling tournament in Bowling Green.
Five Redskins needed just one win Saturday to become district qualifiers, four of them managed at least one win including Heath Newman who won two straight matches to win a sectional championship.
Clarence U. Barhorst, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:33 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. He was born April 15, 1934, in Minster, the son of August and Mary (Herbert) Barhorst, who preceded him in death. On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Shirley A. Nuss, and she died Nov. 27, 1998.
Criminal justice and safety forces were the focus for February’s Visioning Auglaize Leadership and Unity, a class designed to enhance knowledge of the county for local business leaders.
Members of the class toured county law enforcement and safety facilities located in Wapakoneta, including the Wapakoneta Fire Department.
Wapakoneta Fire Chief Kendall Krites gave VALU members a tour of the fire house and spoke about daily operations of the firefighters, including downtime, regular maintanence, cleaning, training and squad and EMS runs.
The Wapakoneta Fire Department participated in a frigid, annual training session Thursday at the pond located behind the Wapakoneta Light and Power building on 251 Industrial Drive.
Fire Chief Kendall Krites said the training is important in case an ice rescue needs to be done during the cold, winter months.